This music playlist is scientifically curated for your magic mushroom trip
Dec11

This music playlist is scientifically curated for your magic mushroom trip

BTW Next time you’re tripping on ‘shrooms, let this music be your guide. A psychologist who studies the effects of psilocybin—the active chemical in “magic” mushrooms—has used science to curate a Spotify playlist that accompanies users through psychedelic trips. Online magazine Inverse explained that Bill Richards works at a lab at Johns Hopkins University where researchers are looking into whether...

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Sia responds to critic accusing her of exploiting Maddie Ziegler
Dec10

Sia responds to critic accusing her of exploiting Maddie Ziegler

BTW Sia responded on Thursday in a series of tweets to the Guardian’s recent article titled “The Sia conundrum: if fame is so damaging, why pass it on to a child?” The piece brings into question the singer’s choice to use former Dance Moms star Maddie Ziegler as the face of her musical brand. Sia made headlines in 2013 when she stepped away from the spotlight, donning an oversized wig to hide her own face...

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Kim Kardashian’s Instagram post reignites Taylor Swift rivalry
Dec08

Kim Kardashian’s Instagram post reignites Taylor Swift rivalry

BTW Kim Kardashian-West has inadvertently reignited her long-simmering feud with Taylor Swift. The reality TV icon on Monday posted a photo of herself at husband Kanye West‘s Famous art exhibit, which was displayed in Los Angeles’ Blum & Poe gallery last year. It features the naked wax sculptures used by West in his “Famous” music video, which was a send-up of celebrity culture that included the likes of...

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The SNL women are here to cheerily welcome all men to sexual harassment hell
Dec07

The SNL women are here to cheerily welcome all men to sexual harassment hell

BTW With the seemingly neverending news cycle of powerful men being busted for sexual harassment, the female cast members of Saturday Night Live created an upbeat pop music video that, in plain detail, describes the hellscape that every woman experiences. The music is about as bubbly as one could imagine. But the lyrical content is the exact opposite. As the women sing, here’s what’s been ruined for women by men:...

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Drake gets caught mixing a drink on the Jumbotronand becomes a new meme
Dec04

Drake gets caught mixing a drink on the Jumbotronand becomes a new meme

BTW Drake did what he does best Wednesday night and graced us all with an accidental meme. The moment took place while the rapper was sitting courtside at an NBA game to cheer on his hometown Toronto Raptors. The camera cut to Champagne Papi during a candid moment—while he was pouring the contents of what appears to be a grapefruit-flavored Perrier into a white plastic cup. You’d think that would be a ho-hum shot of...

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